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How much does it cost to smoke in Connecticut?

Here in Connecticut, one of the most expensive states for just about anything, it's not a huge surprise that smoking cigarettes is a very pricey the fifth most expensive state for smokers both over a lifetime and over the course of one year.
Connecticut Post
added Jan 19, 2016 16:32

Georgia Has One of Nation's Lowest Costs of Smoking

A new report from WalletHub shows Georgia ranks sixth best in the nation in terms of health care costs, lost productivity and premature deaths from smoking. The Peach State spends $1,263,332 over the lifetime of each smoker, according to the report.
added Jan 19, 2016 16:30

Here's the true cost of smoking in Florida

With this being Tobacco-Free Awareness Week, WalletHub’s analysts gauged the true per-person cost of smoking in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia, and Florida ranked No. 21. To come up with the rankings, WalletHub calculated the potentia
Orlando (FL) Business Journal
added Jan 19, 2016 16:29

[California] The true cost of smoking -- by state

WalletHub’s analysts calculated the potential monetary losses — including the cumulative cost of a cigarette pack per day over several decades, health care expenditures, income losses and other costs — brought on by smoking and exposure to secondhand smo
Central Valley Business Times (Stockton, CA)
added Jan 19, 2016 16:23

The True Cost of Smoking by State

In light of Tobacco-Free Awareness Week and to encourage the more than 66 million tobacco users in the U.S. to kick the dangerous habit, WalletHub’s analysts gauged the true per-person cost of smoking in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia
added Jan 19, 2016 15:53

Cost of smoking highest in Louisiana

In Louisiana, which ranked the highest in the nation, WalletHub found that smoking would cost $1,232,159 per person over a lifetime and $24,160 per year.
Lafayette (LA) Daily Advertiser
added Jan 19, 2016 15:52

[Washington] EDITORIAL: Raise state smoking age to 21

The arguments for raising the minimum age to 21 are sound. Smoking remains the No. 1 preventable cause of death in the U.S., and kills an estimated 8,300 Washington state residents every year. If the smoking age remains at 18, the AG's office estimates,
Everett (WA) Herald
added Jan 17, 2016 14:55

[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Curb smoking to curb Medicaid costs

In fact, there is probably no more cost-effective way to advance Bevin’s goals than taking Kentucky smoke-free, considering the experiences of Lexington, Louisville and the 23 other Kentucky municipalities that have enacted smoke-free laws.
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Jan 16, 2016 13:32

Philip Morris Cig Scheme Not Publicly Known, DC Circ. Told ($$)

A whistleblower urged the D.C. Circuit to revive his allegations that Philip Morris overcharged the U.S. Department of Defense for cigarettes, maintaining Friday that long-public information about the company's disparate international pricing had no deta
added Jan 15, 2016 23:56

[Asia, Asia-pacific, India] SINGH: ISDS arbitration upholds Australia’s plain packaging laws

high costs of ISDS agreements point to the need for India, Indonesia and other countries that are currently revisiting their investment treaty regime to seriously rethink the inclusion of ISDS mechanisms in future investment treaties and trade agreements.
East Asia Forum (au)
added Jan 15, 2016 16:13
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